The Saucony Run for Good grant program encourages an active and healthy lifestyles in children and is now accepting applications. Grants are open to community nonprofit organization that initiate running programs and up to $10,000 will be awarded.

As a company by runners, and for runners, Saucony understands the benefits of running extend way beyond strong legs and healthy hearts; research shows running can also help children do better in school…
Peaceful Playgrounds will release our new CD called Songs in Motion. It was designed to motivate kids to jog. Think of the songs as military cadences. A cadence call is a traditional call-and-response work song sung by military personnel while running or marching.

Here's a preview of one of the new cadences on the new CD:

Up in the Morning at the Break of Day

Up in the morning at the break of day
Countin steps and loving play
Running on the …
The Saucony Run For Good Program encourages active and healthy lifestyles in children, and offers grants to communities and non-profit organizations that initiate and support running and fitness programs for kids. Maximum award: varies. Eligibility: 501(c)3 youth organizations with programs that increase participation in running to positively impact the lives of participants.

Deadline: June 13, 2009.